MMC (Mazda Motor Corporation) has announced the new 2012 Mazda CX-5 compact crossover SUV, which will be exhibited at the 2011 Frankfurt Motor Show on Tuesday, 13 September.

The vehicle will adopt SKYACTIV TECHNOLOGY and the new design theme - KODO – Soul of Motion.

The compact crossover SUV will compete against the proven BMW X3, Mercedes-Benz GLK and Audi Q5. 2012 CX-5 will come with a SKYACTIV-G 2.0 gasoline engine and SKYACTIV-D 2.2 diesel engine. Both power units will be available in Standard Power and High Power versions.

Mazda's engineers focused on achieving exceptional environmental performance for a compact SUV and targeted CO2 emissions of less than 120g/km for the SKYACTIV-D 2.2 engined model.

Joining the CX-5 on Mazda's stand at the Frankfurt Show will be the upgraded Mazda3.  This hugely popular Mazda now delivers lower CO2 emissions, more sporty and stable driving dynamics, with an updated interior and exterior design, and higher quality levels.

Check out Mazda's main exhibits at this year's Frankfurt Motor Show, below!

2012 Mazda CX-5

2012 Mazda CX-5, 1 of 5
2012 Mazda CX-5, 2 of 5
2012 Mazda CX-5, 3 of 5
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Mazda at the 2011 Frankfurt Motor Show

New Models Mazda CX-5  (World premiere) Mazda3 upgraded model  (European premiere)
New Technology New Mazda SKYACTIV-G direct injection gasoline engine New Mazda SKYACTIV-D clean diesel engine New Mazda SKYACTIV-Drive automatic transmission New Mazda SKYACTIV-MT manual transmission
Current vehicle range on sale in Europe Mazda2, Mazda5, Mazda6, Mazda MX-5, Mazda CX-7

*Standard Power SKYACTIV-D 2.2 model with front-wheel-drive, SKYACTIV-MT manual transmission and i-stop fuel-saving technology

Source: Mazda